Meet Our Team

Tienne Simons

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

LOCATION

Marrickville 2204

HOURS & ACCESS

Please contact Tienne for more information about her hours and access

REFERRAL TYPES – INCLUDING PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT SERVICES (PSS)

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
ACT Victims Services
Adult Mental Health
Culturally & Linguistically Diverse
General Counselling
LGBTQI
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Open Arms: Veterans and their families.
Self Development
Suicide Prevention Scheme
Trauma Recovery
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CONTACT INFORMATION

headrestconnect@optusnet.com.au
0431 842 950

About Tienne

My name is Tienne Simons and I am a Mental Health Social Worker with 30 years of clinical experience.

I currently have a private practice where I provide counselling and also run regular groups often with a mindfulness focus. I have broad clinical experience having worked in specialist health services focussing on domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual health, drug and alcohol, couples counselling and in a child and family community health team.

I’ve worked with individuals, couples, families, young people and groups from diverse cultural and personal backgrounds with a very wide range of concerns.

I believe that a collaborative, safe and respectful therapeutic relationship is the key to meaningful change in counselling. My work is trauma-informed and I tailor counselling modalities to best suit my clients’ needs.

Models I have trained in include Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), Radical Exposure Tapping (RET), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), brief solution focussed therapy and several systems approaches for Couple and Family work.

I am an accredited Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy group leader and a registered provider of the Circle of Security Training program.

I integrate aspects of neuroscience and attachment theory in my work.